About the Scholarship

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program - Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS) is recognized and is sponsored by the Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance.

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program sets up three grants to remunerate Florida secondary school graduates for high academic achievement. 

An understudy may receive funding for just one honor (FAS, FMS, GSV). The most noteworthy honor earned by the understudy will be chosen for this scholarship

Application Procedure

  • Understudies must apply online by finishing the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) online with all the necessary documents.

  • Applicants are required to give their school evaluations and test scores. 

  • The students must submit their FAFSA application form to determine for what scholarship awards they are eligible.

  • Students must also demonstrate their financial need while applying for this scholarship by submitting relevant documents.

Scholarship Award Amount

  • This grant amount ranges every year. Grant awards are set in the General Appropriations Act. 

  • The honors are renewable for as long as 5 years after the understudy's secondary school graduation.

  • The total number of grants offered by this scholarship fluctuates yearly depending upon the accessibility of assets and understudies meeting their necessities. 

Deadline Information

The applications are to be submitted to the concerned department on or before the end of August 31.

Any delay in the submission of the documents will lead to the disqualification of the application form.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate must be a graduating high school senior at the time of application.

  • Must be a resident of Florida and hold legal citizenship in the United States or be an eligible non-US citizen

  • An applicant must be accepted by, enroll in a degree or certificate program.

  • A student must have a weighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible for the scholarship.

  • Must have an SAT score of 1170 or higher; have an ACT score of 26 or higher.

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